Inclusion Fellowship

Netflix and the Latino International Film Festival present the Latinx Inclusion Fellowship Series

LALIFF and NETFLIX have partnered to create the Inclusion Fellowship Series, an ongoing program focused on building a more inclusive and equitable industry for all members of the Latino community. Every year the fellowship will center its resources to champion an underrepresented group within the Latinx community.

Fellowship 2020

This program will offer a production grant to 5 visionary directors who identify as Afro Latino to create a short film.

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Meet the five visionary Afro Latino recipients of the inaugural LatinX Inclusion Fellowship Series,

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Meet the 2020 Mentors.

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Inclusion Fellowship: In The News

Dec 4, 2020

LALIFF Grant Recipients Unveiled


In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, the Native American Media Alliance and Netflix have established the Native Americans in the Entertainment Industry COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Dec 3, 2020

LALIFF Selects Five Visionary Afro-Latinos For Their Inaugural Latinx Inclusion Fellowship Series


When it comes to representation and diversity on the screen, festivals have a big responsibility. From selection, screening, and dissemination, their platforms are today — especially during a pandemic — one of the fundamental tools for changing the tone of the visual narrative.

Dec 2, 2020

5 Afro-Latinx Filmmakers Receive Grants as Part of LALIFF’s Inclusion Fellowship Series


This week, the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) selected five Afro-Latinx filmmakers to receive a $20,000 grant each to produce a short film through its inaugural Latinx Inclusion Fellowship Series. The series is sponsored by Netflix.

Dec 1, 2020

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Selects Filmmakers for Netflix-Sponsored Fellowship

Hollywood Reporter

The fellows will be awarded a $20,000 grant to produce a short film while being mentored by industry professionals.

Dec 1, 2020

LALIFF anuncia a los becarios afrolatinos de su primera serie de inclusión

LA Times

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) anunció hoy a los cinco directores afrolatinos que fueron seleccionados para su primera Serie de Becas de Inclusión Latinx, auspiciada por Netflix. La asociación fue creada para desarrollar oportunidades para grupos poco representados de la comunidad hispana.